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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Police & Courts

Golden Grove Inmate Sentenced For Contraband

Rodney Stanley, an inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix, was sentenced to one month of imprisonment for possession of prison contraband.

Inmate Charged with Arson

Stedroy Hurst, 29, an inmate of the Golden Grove Correctional Facility, was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson after allegedly setting the cell of another inmate on fire.

BVI Man Charged with Alien Smuggling

Ashemba Frett of the BVI made his initial appearance in U.S. court on St. Thomas on Tuesday after being charged with encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States.

Burglary Suspect Arrested

Police officers arrested a suspect in a early morning burglary and attempted sexual assault, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Woods Sentenced for Possessing Contraband

Delroy Woods, a 25-year-old St. Croix resident, was sentenced Thursday by Senior District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch to 21 months of imprisonment for possession of prison contraband.

Police Investigate Sion Farm Armed Robbery

A 61-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint Monday night in the front yard of his Estate Sion Farm home, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Shot to Death in Campo Rico

Tishawn Samuel, a 24-year-old resident of the Walter IM Hodge Pavilion Housing Community, was shot and killed Thursday night in Estate Camp Rico, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

VIPD Has Dashcams, Isn’t Using Them

The V.I. Police Department has had dashboard cameras in its police cars since 2013, but the cameras are not turned on, St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector told senators during a committee hearing.

Woman Raped at Bus Stop

A woman was raped at about 9 a.m. while she waited for a bus on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Woman Stabbed, Two Brothers Arrested

A woman was treated for several stab wounds early Monday morning after a confrontation at a club and two brothers were arrested and charged with assault.





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